Rewriting somalia's Narrative Up and Mounted: Somaliland President Cuts Ribbon To Mark Installation Of Water Tanks In Burao
Access to safe and clean water is a major challenge in Somaliland. Burao town in Togdheer region is no exception, and faces water shortages due to the lack of water saving tanks. To tackle this problem, IOM supported Somaliland’s Ministry of Water to install four storage tanks in Burao town.
Immediately after the crisis in the Central African Republic, some districts of the capital remained deserted as tensions calmed and resentment subsided. The time had come to live again, together, at home, with the Other.
On the 21 August 2015, the PHAMESA´s partners, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN) and Swedish International Development Cooperation (Sida), visited SmashersBlock and Jabulani Farm in Thabazimbi, which form part of the IOM implementation sites in the area.
IOM has joined a humanitarian team of government entities and international agencies assisting the over 1,000 Colombians who have been deported from Venezuela in the last few days.
In order to meet the local inhabitants living in the vicinity of Asylum Seekers’ Centers and the many who come from afar to learn about the refugees and the Centers, IOM NL staff participated the National Open Day held over a weekend.
During an official visit in Paraguay, IOM Deputy Director General Laura Thompson met with Paraguay President Horacio Manuel Cartes Jara and senior Paraguayan officials to affirm IOM’s support on migration issues. She was accompanied by IOM Regional Director for South America Diego Beltrand and...
Bimonthly Meeting of The Prevention Bureau of The National Plan to Combat Human Trafficking With The Participation of IOM Ecuador
On 7 April, the Prevention Bureau of the Interagency Comission of the National Plan to Combat Human Trafficking comprising the Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Economic and Social Inclusion; the Ministry of Justice, Human Rights and Religious Affairs; the...
With the support of the European Union, IOM convened a three-day roundtable on 14-16 May 2015 to finalize the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in Receiving Syrian Refugees. The workshop brought together the Jordanian Border Guards and IOM, WFP, UNHCR, UNICEF and ICRC, with the objective of...
“Most people think slavery was abolished in the last century, but unfortunately it is still very much with us in the form of human trafficking. Victims of trafficking are modern day slaves.”
The prolonged war in Somalia left many youth idle or without opportunities to improve their talents. With the support of IOM, the Skills Development Center (SDC) is working with youngsters across Mogadishu to improve their creative talents and to become self-reliant professionals.
In a briefing on migration trends and responses held in Addis Ababa at early July 2015, the IOM Chief of Mission and Representative to AU/ECA and IGAD Mr.
The Ebola epidemic that rapidly swept through West Africa in 2014-2015 was by far the deadliest and most rapidly swept epidemic in almost four decades.